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Interview 17: Shauna of the Star

Shauna has an MFA in photography, tarot card reader and 5th level Reiki master.  She provides weekly tarot readings using online video. How does her business work: Customers can have a one-month, six-month or 12 month subscription to her readings.  They then receive 7-12 minute long videos weekly to provide guidance for the coming week. […]

Interview 15: Billie Goldman from Intel

Billie Goldman produces Social Film for Intel.  She’s produced three series over three years, which have been collectively viewed 200 million times.  They have received eight awards including an Emmy.  Unlike most online video, social film is interactive with the audience submitting content that is featured in the following episode. Watch the interview. What is […]

Interview 14: Cristóbal Ross from Gringolandia

Cristóbal Ross is the writer-director-producer of Gringolandia, a web series about a Chilean man living in New York.  It’s a comedy shot in a mockumentary style and has over 2 million views, mostly in Chile.  Season two will premiere in October 2014. How did Cristóbal get started: Cristóbal is an engineer by training, but he really […]

Interview 13: Travel Vloggers Kyle and Lisa

Brighton is still traveling in Italy, searching out content creators. This week, he caught up with Kyle and Lisa in the Italian Riviera.  They are just starting a trip around the world and posting videos to YouTube as they go. How did Kyle and Lisa get started: They’ve always wanted to travel, and thought “why […]

Interview 11: Vancouvria

Today’s interview is a bit special, because I’m interviewing myself, about my previous webseries Vancouvria.  Vancouvria is a parody of the IFC hit Portlandia, except it’s based in Portland’s northern suburb, Vancouver Washington. How did Brighton get started: Brighton was having a beer with friends and came up with the idea of a parody of […]

Interview 10: Ohaple

Ohaple has a YouTube Channel that’s a mix of gaming, YouTube tips and interviews. How did Ohaple get started: Ohaple started his YouTube channel about a year ago, playing some online games with friends. What inspires Ohaple: Other YouTubers are a great source of inspiration, but Ohaple also draws from his personal life. Learning from […]

Interview 9: Jim Demmon from CVTV

Jim Demmon is with Clark Vancouver Television in Vancouver, Washington.  CVTV is the local government access station, and has two YouTube channels.  CVTV provides programming for local residents and visitors. How did Jim get started: Jim has a degree in Telecommunications and Film from the University of Oregon.  He worked for Portland Public Schools, KOIN […]

Interview 8: Ron Morgan from Dove Lewis

Ron Morgan is the CEO of Dove Lewis Animal Hospital in Portland Oregon.  Dove Lewis is producing an online subscription video service for small animal hospitals around the world, and creating significant revenue for this non-profit animal hospital.  The subscription service is called On the Floor at Dove. How did On the Floor get started: […]

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